Press Releases

  • Global advisor predicts US $3 Trillion of Spinoffs yet to be announced, study by The Edge Consulting Group and Deloitte

    December 19 2014 2:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking back to look forward, in 2010, the total market capitalization value of the 32 Parents that broke-up in that year was $131 Billion. When combining the market cap value of all 2014's completed corporate spinoffs, it totals $664 Billion. A fivefold increase! Taking the same value of global corporate break-ups, research advisor The Edge Consulting Group's live spinoff calendar for 2015 now contains a staggering $1.2 trillion of parent companies officially announced to demerge worldwide.

  • Carnival Corporation Announces Two New Ship Orders with Fincantieri

    December 19 2014 2:00 AM ET

    MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced new cruise ship orders for two of its brands with Fincantieri S.p.A., the world's largest cruise ship building company.

    The new cruise ships will be constructed by Fincantieri for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line, two of Carnival Corporation's nine industry-leading brands.

  • Jet Asia Airways Scheduled Service Expansion Continues with Inaugural Flights to Jakarta and Jeddah

    December 19 2014 1:40 AM ET

    BANGKOK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Asia Airways, a Full Service airline based at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi airport has inaugurated scheduled service from Bangkok to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Airport every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. The airline has also introduced a new service every Tuesday and Wednesday from Bangkok to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Flights will be operated by a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft with a capacity of 268 passengers in a convenient 2-3-2 seating arrangement.

  • Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology

    December 19 2014 1:30 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS and LYON, France, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Adocia (Euronext Paris: FR0011184241 – ADOC) today announced a worldwide licensing collaboration focused on developing an ultra-rapid insulin, known as BioChaperone Lispro, for treatment in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. BioChaperone Lispro relies on Adocia's proprietary BioChaperone® technology and is currently in Phase Ib studies.

  • Air Traffic Control (ATC) Equipment Market - Management and Control Global Forecasts and Analysis

    December 19 2014 12:30 AM ET

    DALLAS, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- adds Global Air Traffic Control Equipment Market 2015-2019 and Global Air Traffic Management and Control Market 2014-2018 research reports to its online business intelligence library.    

  • The Lone Star Consultancy Advises Acquisition of Select Technologies

    December 19 2014 12:19 AM ET

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THE LONE STAR CONSULTANCY, a boutique energy services and equipment M&A Intermediary, served as adviser for the multi-million dollar acquisition of SELECT CHEMICALS Ltd dba SELECT TECHNOLOGIES. SELECT TECHNOLOGIES - Yorktown, Texas is a Production Chemical Company, serving Exploration & Production companies in the Eagle Ford Shale Play. The acquiring company, WadeCo Specialties in Midland, Texas is a portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners, a private equity group in Needham, MA.

  • Despite Job Growth, Native Employment Still Below 2007

    December 19 2014 12:15 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama recently announced plans to give legal status and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants. The U.S. continues to admit over one million permanent legal immigrants a year, and many members of Congress and the president continue to support efforts to increase immigration further.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 19

    December 19 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • Air China Hosts the Market Opening Ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its Listing in Hong Kong

    December 18 2014 11:31 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China Limited ("Air China" or "the Company," together with its subsidiaries, collectively "the Group") (HKEX: 753; LSE: AIRC; SSE: 601111: ADR OTC: AIRYY), has today hosted the market opening ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its listing in Hong Kong.

  • The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased in November

    December 18 2014 11:30 PM ET

    MUMBAI, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India increased 1.2 percent in November to 184.5 (2004 = 100), following a 1.0 percent decline in October and a 1.7 percent increase in September. Seven of the eight components contributed positively to the index in November.

  • Kiyomi Launches at Jupiters Gold Coast with Star-studded Event

    December 18 2014 10:21 PM ET

    GOLD COAST, Australia, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jupiters Gold Coast launched its brand new Japanese restaurant and bar Kiyomi on December 17 with a star-studded celebrity and media cocktail event.

    Celebrity guests included Pamela Stephenson Connolly, The Veronicas (Lisa & Jess Origliasso), Ricki Lee Coulter, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Adam Liaw.

  • Shenzhen-based Mobile Equipment Maker FortuneShip Announces Worldwide Release of Microcinema Film Change

    December 18 2014 10:07 PM ET

    SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We mostly lead uneventful lives akin to a person living in a box. A person, though, needs change and the opportunity to face challenges. What's your life like? Change, a microcinema film released recently online by Shenzhen-based FortuneShip, has already received a great number of views and shares, becoming one of the hottest topics among mobile users and the recipient of much acclaim from the community.

  • Jessica Sanchez Spreads Holiday Cheer With New M&M'S® Crispy

    December 18 2014 9:45 PM ET

    HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music superstar Jessica Sanchez is home for the holidays, and she brought the ultimate stocking stuffer – M&M'S® Crispy Chocolate Candies.

  • Galley Equipment Market Worth $2.6 Billion by 2020

    December 18 2014 9:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • The Europe Powder-Based Coating Additives Market is Progressing with a CAGR of 3.8%

    December 18 2014 9:30 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, London, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    The Europe powder-based coating additives market report defines and segments the powder-based coating additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The European Powder-Based Coating Additives Market is growing due to the stringent government regulations in this region.

    Browse through the TOC of Europe powder-based coating additives market report for an in-depth analysis of the industry trends and segments, with help of various tables and figures.

  • CenturyLink recognized as a visionary in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific

    December 18 2014 9:00 PM ET

    MONROE, La., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific.

  • Yokohama, Japan's First Port of Call, Wins 2 International Conventions

    December 18 2014 9:00 PM ET

    YOKOHAMA, Japan, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau said Dec. 19 Yokohama has successfully landed the contracts to host two major international conventions. The port city south of Tokyo is known as an international city focusing on MICE -- meeting, incentive travel, convention, and exhibition/event.

  • John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Required Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

    December 18 2014 8:54 PM ET

    BOSTON, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (NYSE: PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock Asset Management (U.S.) LLC, a division of Manulife Asset Management, (the "Subadviser"), announced today sources of its monthly distribution of $0.0900 per share paid to all shareholders of record as of December 11, 2014, pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan.  This press release is issued as required by an exemptive order granted to the Fund by the U.S.

  • RCS Capital Corporation Issues Statement Regarding Recent Market Developments

    December 18 2014 8:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RCS Capital Corporation ("RCS Capital") (NYSE: RCAP), in light of recent market developments, issued the following statement:

  • Asia-Pacific Solvent Borne Coating Additives Market is Projected to Reach $2,226 Million by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.2%

    December 18 2014 8:30 PM ET

    FORT WOTH, Texas, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Asia-Pacific Solvent Borne Coating Additives market was valued at $ 1,645 million in the year 2013, and is projected to reach $2,226 million by the end of the year 2018, at a CAGR of 6.2%. This market growth fuelled by the increase in demand from the construction and automotive paints sector

    Browse through the TOC of Asia-Pacific Solvent Borne Coating Additives market for an in-depth analysis of the industry trends and segments, with help of various tables and figures.